Tag Archives: rhel

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 Released

It feels almost like heresy to discus something that isn’t Oracle-related on the day that Oracle announced the new In-Memory Database Option, but something else was also released today. Red Hat gave birth to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7. I’m a big fan of all things Linux. I’m typing this blog post on a […]

ClamAV on Fedora and Enterprise Linux…

Following on from my post on AntiVirus Software and Apple Macs, I decided to add antivirus to my desktop machines also. I chose ClamAV because it is part of the Fedora repository. I wrote a quick note about installing ClamAV on Fedora and Enterprise Linux (RHEL, Oracle Linux, CentOS etc.). Linux Antivirus (clamav, freshclam, clamscan, clamtk) Not […]

Alternative opinions about Oracle Linux vs. RHEL…

Jay Weinshenker has written a couple of good posts in response to my recent post on Oracle Linux vs. RHEL. What Linux distribution should you use for Oracle virtualized on VMware Oracle versus RedHat and VMware I don’t agree 100% with his all his points, but I always think it’s good to hear different sides of […]

Which Linux do you pick for Oracle Installations?

There was an interesting thread on the OakTable mailing list the other day regarding the choice of Linux distros for Oracle installations. It was started by one member (the name has been withheld to protect the innocent :)) who said, “I cannot imagine (but want to understand) why anyone would pick RHEL5.6 for Oracle as opposed to the […]

VMware Server 2.x on CentOS 5.4 problems…

Since I upgraded my desktop to CentOS 5.4 I’ve been getting loads of problems with VMware Server 2.x. I did a bit of Googling today and it turns out it’s a known problem. I followed the workaround listed at the following URL and it works fine now. https://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=23365&start=0#forumpost91494 If you are struggling with VMware Server […]

AS10g Release 3 Installation…

The obligatory installation article: Oracle Application Server 10g Release 3 (10.1.3) Installation On RedHat Advanced Server and CentOS The installation required less prerequisites than previous installations. Cheers Tim…